Thursday, 20 September 2012

Local History Day: Saturday 6 October

It'll be Local History Day at Dublin City Library & Archive on Saturday 6 October. Here's the programme:

9:45am:                    Registration

10:00am:                  Welcome

10:15-11:00am:        Gloria, 1000 years of European sacred music, with Tim Thurston

Tea/coffee break

11:30-12:15pm:        All history is local history, with Brendan Twomey exploring Ball's History of
                               the County of Dublin

12:15-1:pm:             An 18th-century gentlewoman's guide to marriage, with Valerie Moffat

Lunch break

2:00-2.45pm:           Adopf Mahr, the self-proclaimed 'Dublin No 1 Nazi' and leader of Ireland's
                              Nazi party,
with Gerry Mullins

2:45-3:30pm:           Tea, cakes and Science: popular sciene in Victorian Dublin, with Enda

Admission is free. Booking essential. While morning tea and coffee are provided, lunch is not.

Venue: Dublin City Library & Archive, 138-144 Pearse Street, Dublin 2. Email for more information or to book.